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Essays, speculative and suggestive (1907)



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Author: Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893
Subject: Criticism; English literature -- History and criticism; Aesthetics
Publisher: London : Smith, Elder, & Co.; New York, C. Scribner's Sons
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: SRLF:LAGE-142403
Digitizing sponsor: MSN
Book contributor: University of California Libraries
Collection: cdl; americana

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The philosophy of evolution.--On the application of evolutionary principles to art and literature.--On some principles of criticism.--The provinces of the several arts.--On the relation of art to science and morality.--Realism and idealism.--The model.--Beauty, composition, expression, characterisation.--Caricature, the fantastic, the grotesque.--Notes on style.--Democratic art. With special reference to Walt Whitman.--Landscape.--Nature myths and allegories.--Is poetry at bottom a criticism of life? A review of Matthew Arnold's selection from Wordsworth.--Is music the type or measure of all art?--The pathos of the rose in poetry.--A comparison of Elizabethan with Victorian poetry.--Appendix


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